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Secret Society of Black Creatives honored at MassArt
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Secret Society of Black Creatives honored at MassArt
The Secret Society for Black Creatives, a group dedicated to supporting people of color in the film industry, was honored Dec. 16 for their efforts, including creating a critical diversity pipeline to talent.
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Art on the Plaza: MAAM launches free music series
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Arts & Culture
Art on the Plaza: MAAM launches free music series
The MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) continues its mission of accessible art experiences with the Art on the Plaza event series, where community members can enjoy free live performances and interactive arts activities on the museum’s exterior plaza. The summer performance schedule this month includes local East Boston musician and arts advocate Veronica Robles and her all-women mariachi band.
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1619 Project author chats to Boston audience
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Black History
1619 Project author chats to Boston audience
Nikole Hannah-Jones surveyed the large diverse audience before her in the seemingly open-to-the-sky great hall lobby of Massachusetts College of Art and offered a jovial, light-hearted greeting.
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Sound artist Jace Clayton comes to MAAM
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Arts & Culture
Sound artist Jace Clayton comes to MAAM
North Andover native and sound artist Jace Clayton returns to Boston for his show “Jace Clayton: They Are Part,” running at MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) Feb. 23–July 30. The highly participatory installation encourages viewers to experience sound in a new way.
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GN Crew and MassArt students create bold new mural
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Arts & Culture
GN Crew and MassArt students create bold new mural
A new mural graces the atrium of MassArt’s Design and Media Center on Huntington Avenue. “Intrepid” was created by the Boston-based GN Crew, Genaro “Go Five” Ortega (MassArt alum ‘09), Rob “Problak” Gibbs, Lee “SOEMS” Beard and Luis “Take 1” Taforo, in collaboration with MassArt students.
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Designing Motherhood
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Arts & Culture
Designing Motherhood
One of the most intimate experiences and relations in life, motherhood, is the focus of a new exhibition at the MassArt Art Museum (MAAM).
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MassArt fashion design students debut thesis collections
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Arts & Culture
MassArt fashion design students debut thesis collections
On Saturday, May 14, models strutted down the runway of the 2022 MassArt fashion show, displaying months of work by the graduating seniors of the fashion design program. Titled “404 Not Found” the show featured work by 21 students exploring themes such as race, gender, grief, the environment and inclusivity.
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Cecilia Méndez-Ortiz chosen for Kennedy Center Next 50
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Arts & Culture
Cecilia Méndez-Ortiz chosen for Kennedy Center Next 50
Boston-based artist and Massachusetts College of Art and Design administrator Cecilia (Ceci) Méndez-Ortiz has been selected as a Kennedy Center Next 50 awardee.
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MassArt opens new South End gallery
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Arts & Culture
MassArt opens new South End gallery
In early May, Massachusetts College of Art and Design opened a new physical gallery space at 460 Harrison Ave. in Boston’s South End. In its pilot year, the gallery will show thesis work of the school’s Master of Fine Arts students as well as work from the design program, curatorial projects, alumni exhibitions, student and faculty curated shows, and collaborative exhibitions with community partners.
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